Weather, Clouds And Rain, Sun And The Seasons

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Weather Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will go over the topics we discussed in class regarding weather, clouds, seasons.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What causes the seasons?
    • A. 

      The sun moves closer to the earth during certain times of the year.

    • B. 

      The sun is hotter during different parts of the year.

    • C. 

      The earth is tilted so different parts get more direct sunlight during different parts of the year.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 2. 
    Barometric Pressure is measured using a
    • A. 

      Thermometer

    • B. 

      Anemometer

    • C. 

      Psychrometer

    • D. 

      Barometer

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not related to weather:
    • A. 

      Precipitation

    • B. 

      Wind speed and direction

    • C. 

      Pollen count

    • D. 

      Temperature

  • 4. 
    Which one of the following statements is FALSE:
    • A. 

      Weather results from the movement of air and changes in temperature, air pressure and humidity.

    • B. 

      Weather is caused by air that stays in the same place for a long time.

    • C. 

      A weather report can include temperature, humdity, air pressure, wind speed and direction, cloud cover and precipitation.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Fog can not form without_____________air.
    • A. 

      Cold

    • B. 

      Freezing

    • C. 

      Warm

    • D. 

      Room temperature

  • 6. 
    A warm air mass slides over a cold air mass.  This type of front can cause precipitation in the form of rain, sleet, or snow.
    • A. 

      Cold front

    • B. 

      Warm front

    • C. 

      Occluded front

    • D. 

      Stationary front

  • 7. 
    Neither cold air nor warm air advances or moves.  Where the two fronts meet, temperatures do not change and gentle winds occur.
    • A. 

      Warm front

    • B. 

      Cold front

    • C. 

      Stationary front

    • D. 

      Occluded front

  • 8. 
    A cold air mass and a warm air mass move toward each other.  The warm air gets lifted over the top of the cold air and forms clouds.  This often results in heavy rain or snowstorms.
    • A. 

      Warm front

    • B. 

      Occluded front

    • C. 

      Cold front

    • D. 

      Stationary front

  • 9. 
    Colder air forces warm air upward, which closes off warm air from Earth's surface.
    • A. 

      Stationary front

    • B. 

      Warm front

    • C. 

      Cold front

    • D. 

      Occluded front

  • 10. 
    __________is the condition of the air in a particular place at a specific time.
    • A. 

      Heat

    • B. 

      Pressure

    • C. 

      Weather

    • D. 

      Moisture

  • 11. 
    WHAT ARE THE THREE MAIN TYPE OF CLOUDS?
  • 12. 
    WHAT IS THE INSTRUMENT USED TO MEASURE TEMPERATURE?
  • 13. 
    THE ATMOSPHERE IS MADE UP OF GASES.  WHAT IS THE MAIN GAS FOUND IN THE ATMOSPHERE?
  • 14. 
    WHAT IS THE SOUND THAT OCCURS AS AIR EXPANDS RAPIDLY WHEN LIGHTNING STRIKES?
  • 15. 
    WHAT CAUSES WATER TO CHANGE FORM?